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Four installation artists produce wavelengths of all kinds at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington.
Four installation artists produce wavelengths of all kinds at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington.

(June 14) Daniel Lanois' Black Dub

Daniel Lanois made a name for himself producing acclaimed albums for U2, Bob Dylan and Brian Eno. These days Lanois is basking in the spotlight with Black Dub a crack trio that includes master jazz drummer Brian Blade. Black Dub brings soulful rock sounds influenced by the beats of Jamaican dub and reggae to the 9:30 Club in Northwest Washington Tuesday night.

(June 13-July 22) Riding the Wave

Four installation artists explore "Wavelengths" through late July at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington. Two floors of site-specific installations recreate and reimagine the peaks and valleys of waves both tangible and intangible.

(June 14-19) Wishful Thinking

Saint Paul's Penumbra Theatre Company stages "I Wish You Love" at the Kennedy Center through Sunday. Before the signing of the civil rights act, Nat King Cole used his weekly television show as an outlet for a little advocacy. The musical drama about Cole's early days on NBC shows how his subtle message went a long way.

Music: "Ring The Alarm" by Black Dub

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Kate Mulgrew: "Born With Teeth" (Rebroadcast)

Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.


Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.

Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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